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Weather Alert – Flood Activity Update Friday 6 January 2023

Please be advised of the Flood Activity Update for Friday 6 January 2023:




  • Light showers during the day will fade with more heavy cloud building into this evening which will bring moderate to heavy rain from around midnight to dawn.
  • Expect 10-20mm locally with c. 20-30mm across the upper Severn catchments.
  • Saturday will see windy conditions with c. 5-10mm of rainfall.
  • Sunday similar with sunny, blustery showers.
  • Monday should be quite dry with more rainfall due throughout the rest of the week.
  • There are no weather warnings at present across the WM region.


River Levels / Barriers


  • From the above expect flood warnings on the Severn as indicated yesterday.
  • Peak on Severn at Bewdley expected Saturday PM of 3.3- 3.8m.
  • Precautionary already being taken for Bewdley Barriers.
  • Severnside Phase One – In place.
  • Severnside Phase Two – Posts erected and in place.
  • Beales Corner – A watching brief with resources maintained pending mobilisation.